Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2020, as well as the five previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 from certain types of funds: donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds. It also includes grants made from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies.

The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A DC United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Jennings County Community Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A NY United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
International Documentary Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Charity Fair Horse Show N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Young Women's Development San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Burbank Housing Management Corporation Sonoma CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles N/A CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Charity Global Inc N/A NY United States International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Fogarty Institute for Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 692,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
World Wildlife Fund Inc N/A Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Los Altos Community Foundation Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Jennings County Community Foundation Inc N/A Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
CityTeam Ministries Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center For Jewish Campus Life, Inc. N/A Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
International Documentary Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Charity Fair Horse Show N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Young Women's Development San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Burbank Housing Management Corporation Sonoma Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Charity Global Inc N/A International Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Fogarty Institute for Innovation Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
St. Francis High School Santa Clara Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 692,950

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort ascending Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 250
Medecins Sans Frontiers USA Inc MD Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Soliya Inc NY International Development Donor Advised 2018 75,000
City Arts and Lectures, Inc. CA Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
League to Save Lake Tahoe CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Progressive Change Institute DC Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Wishbone Org CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Raymond James Charitable Endowment Fund FL General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 23,645
Karuna-Shechen USA NY Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
American Red Cross IA Public Safety Donor Advised 2018 250
Wildlife Conservation Network Inc CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fogarty Institute for Innovation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. MD Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford CA Health Donor Advised 2018 2,188
JDRF International CA Health Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Feather River Land Trust CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The UCLA Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 1,170,233

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